Germany's Francesco Friedrich (right) and Thorsten Margis celebrate after winning the two-man bobsled competition at the Bob and Skeleton World Championships in Winterberg, Germany, on Sunday. (AP/Michael Probst)
Stephen Wilson and Stephen Wade, The Associated Press, Rio de Janeiro | Sun, 03/01/2015 7:49 AM
IOC President Thomas Bach came to Rio de Janeiro to laud the city's progress in getting ready for the 2016 Olympics. On Saturday, he came up against another side of the games — activists bursting into his hotel lobby to protest what they call environmental destruction brought on by the games.
The Associated Press, London | Sun, 03/01/2015 7:41 AM
Manchester United rode its luck as Wayne Rooney scored twice in a 2-0 win against struggling 10-man Sunderland, but his success was overshadowed by another refereeing controversy in the English Premier League on Saturday.
The Associated Press, Holywood, Northern Ireland | Sun, 03/01/2015 6:57 AM
FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar to take place no later than Dec. 18, a date that would avoid a conflict with the powerful Premier League over the Christmas schedule in England.
Steve McMorran, The Associated Press, Auckland, New Zealand | Thu, 02/26/2015 11:01 AM
Australia and New Zealand players are trying to tone down the
rhetoric around their impending clash at the Cricket World Cup,
stressing that the hype around Saturday's game is attaching too much
importance to a pool match.
Steve Douglas, The Associated Press, Manchester, England | Wed, 02/25/2015 7:33 AM
Luis Suarez finally emerged from Lionel Messi's shadow at Barcelona
by scoring twice in a 2-1 win over Manchester City on Tuesday, putting
the Spanish club within sight of the Champions League quarterfinals for
an eighth straight year.